Can I sue if I came out of a store and step down off curve and tripped over sewer and sprain my foot?
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More information is needed. There may be short time limitations depending on where exactly you fell. You should speak to an attorney about exactly what happened and the injuries you sustained.
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You must make a notice of claim within 90 days of the event to save any right if you have a cause of action against the municipality for maintaining a defective curb/and or defect in the road.
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You should obtain appropriate medical attention asap. Take photos of the site. There may be short and exacting filing requirements. Good luck.
If there was a design defect created by the store you may have a case. If it is city design then there may be a case depending on your State’s laws in suing governmental agencies.